The Bow Blouse of Happiness!

I am so happy with this blouse! So the big question: is this appropriate for work?

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The first work blouse is cut!

The first style I am going to use for my Teacher Wardrobe/Mix & Match Uniform is a version of the bow blouse. Here’s the inspirational style found on lolobu.com through Pinterest: Pattern match: My fabric: I am a little concerned that each one is styled with jeans, but I’m going with my gut on this…

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The year of pants take 2

Here’s my crazy quilter Bermuda shorts: Whoa! Look at that fabric. Kind of funky cool right? These are Burda Plus 11-2011 136B. Now to tell you how much I was paying attention to the little pattern sketch I didn’t even register these were pleated front pants until I went to sew in the waistband! And…

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Fitting Pants: a new trick!

So in an effort to improve my fitting skills, I have been reading up on how to fit pants. Not the easiest reading, but I came across a tip using a carpenter’s flexi-ruler. So I decided to test drive it. Step 1: Measure a crotch the already fits. I used a pair of Cato 16…

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